Pankaj Naik

Executive Director and Co-head, Digital & Technology, Avendus Capital

Pankaj Naik co-heads the Digital & Technology vertical for Avendus’s investment banking business and is based in Mumbai. He has over 18 years of investment banking experience across sectors including technology, media, and other diversified industries. 

His areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory, private placements, leveraged finance and capital markets. 

Prior to joining Avendus, Pankaj worked with JP Morgan’s investment banking team for over 11 years, where he led several marquee transactions amounting to over USD 10 billion across various industries. Before JP Morgan, he worked with DSP Merrill Lynch’s investment banking team for 4 years.

Pankaj holds an MBA degree from IIM, Calcutta and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Government College of Engineering, Pune. He is a  regular speaker at leading industry events focused on internet technology.


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